Downtown Hattiesburg Farmer's Market

Downtown Hattiesburg Farmer's Market

ONGOING EVENTS:

FARMER'S MARKETS:

The Downtown Hattiesburg Farmer’s Market is held 3-6 pm each Thursday at Town Square Park. For more information visit, www.hattiesburgfarmersmarket.com. Seventh Day Adventist Church Farmers’ Market: 3-6 pm, Sundays, in front of Home Depot. No charge for vendors to set up. For more information, e-mail lenoraclark70@gmail.com or ceirand7@gmail.com.   Southern Miss Farmer's Market, Held each Monday, 3-6 pm. Held at the old Elam Arms site near Hardy St. and S. 31st Ave. Fresh produce from local farmers, baked/canned goods, arts & crafts.

ONGOING ART EXHIBITS:

Now Through September 18, South Mississippi Art Association Juried Exhibit of Watercolors, Oils, and Acrylics. Opening reception, August 28, 4:30-6 pm, Hosted by Lucile Parker Gallery, William Carey University.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETINGS:

Forrest County, 10 am, September 15.

Lamar County, 9 am, September 18.

WEEKLY MEETINGS:

Hattiesburg Chapter of Toastmasters International meets every Tuesday from 7-8 am in the cafeteria of Wesley Medical Center. For more details, contact Andre Heath at 601-606-6631.

Hattiesburg Council of Neighborhoods has a meeting at 5:30 pm, every second Thursday, in the Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center. Find more details by emailing hburgcon@hotmail.com.

SEPTEMBER

September 19, 12-1 pm, USM through the Years, a lecture will be given by Aubrey Lucas in the Peck House on 3601 Pearl St. 

September 19-20, Weekend For Heroes, at the Tupelo Veteran's Park. The Military Museum of Armed Forces will hold a Vietnam War exhibit at the event. For more details, visit www.msvietnammemorial.com.  

September 20, 4:15 pm, WUSM Tailgate Concert Series featuring Wes Lee, the free concert will take place on the University of Southern Mississippi Centennial Green.

September 20, 8:30 am- 5 pm, Hunter Safety Education Class, the class will be held at the Forrest County Community Shelter. If you have already completed the online course, come at 3 pm to take the test. For more details and registry, call 601-545-6083.

September 21, 3 pm, City of Hattiesburg Concert Band, Conducted by Dr. Sherman Hong, who played professionally for the Joffrey Balley. City of Hattiesburg Concert Band has assembled talented musicians from all over the South to share their love of music with the community. Saenger Theater, Free.

September 21, 6 pm, Created Equal- The Loving Story, The Hattiesburg Library will be hosting the film showing and a discussion to follow. 

September 21, 2 pm, Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society, Speaker Gary Bachman (Horticulturist) of Ocean Springs is coming to the Forrest County Multi Purpose Center, Extension Service Conference Room. Refreshments will be served before the meeting.

September 24, 9:45 am, Hub City Garden Club, for all those interested in gardening, you are welcome to come to the Hattiesburg Cultural Center on 723 Main St. For details, call 601-264-3206.

September 25, 6 pm, Friends of Oak Grove Public Library, Guest Speaker Father Tommy Conway.

September 26, 12-1 pm, USM and Local, State, and Federal Relationships: Do you Hear Us?, Speaker Chris Crenshaw will be in the Peck House on 3601 Pearl St. 

September 26, 7 pm, Gaining Ground Sustainability Institute of Mississippi Pine Belt Chapter, Sandra Bender will demonstrate how to use organic and sustainable principles in keeping up a garden. The meeting will be held at Parkway Heights United Methodist Church, Room 305. For more details, contact 601-554-3222.

September 26-28, 10 am-6 pm, 27th Annual Mississippi Pecan Festival. There are over 250 exhibits and craft booths, draft horse farming, dulcimer maker, live craft demos, pretty rooster contest, mule pull, bake-off, bluegrass & gospel music. For more info, call 601-964-8222 or go to their Facebook page.

September 27, 4:15 pm, WUSM Tailgate Concert Series featuring Southbound Crescent, the free concert will be held on the University of Southern Mississippi Centennial Green.

September 27, 9 am- 1 pm, Free Rabies Vaccinations, Southern Pines Animal Shelter's Spay and Neuter Clinic will be administering free vaccinations for any healthy pets over 3 months old. Your dogs must be on leashes and cats must be brought in carriers. For more details, visit their Facebook page. 

September 28, 4 pm, A Tribute to Brian Blair, There will be a kickoff for the Brian Blair Tribute Fund in the Hattiesburg Cultural Center. Be ready to dress in black, red, and white and sing. Get more details at www.hattiesburgartscouncil.org.

September 29, 11 am- 9 pm, Topher's Rock n' Roll Grill, 5252 Old Highway 11. 10 percent of all the proceeds go towards the Alzheimer's Association. 

OCTOBER

October 2, 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 2, 7:30 pm USM's Symphony Orchestra Concert. Bennett Auditorium.

October 3, 7:30 pm, Hocus Pocus. Start you Halloween festivities with an affordable and bewitching movie night in one a spectacular theater venue--Saenger Theater! Join the Sanderson sisters, Winifred, Mary, and Sarah, on their magical journey to regain their youth in this Walt Disney film. Tickets: $5 call 601.584.4888

October 3, 5 pm - 9 pm, Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

October 3-5, 12 am, 9th Annual Historic Mobile Street Renaissance Festival, 215 Mobile St, hosted by the Rhythm Heritage Foundation. For more info, visit www.mobilestreetfestival.com.

October 3-5, Pine Belt Quilters 15th Biennial Fiber Art and Quilt Show, there will be 450-500 judged pieces, vendors, lectures, demos, and a silent auction. The event will be held in the Lake Terrace Convention Center.

October 4, Lamar County Farmers/Flea Market at the Lamar County Fairgrounds. For more info, contact hsellers@lamarcounty.com.

October 9, 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 10, 5 pm - 9 pm,  Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

October 11, 8 am - 1 pm, Forrest/Lamar Heart Walk, at USM, go to forrestlamarheartwalk.org for more info.

October 11, 4 pm - 8 pm, Fall Art Walk in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg

October 11, 6 pm, Horses 4 Heroes Trail Ride at Camp Shelby 

Horses 4 Heroes will host the 1st Annual Trail Ride at Camp Shelby on October 11, 2014.  The Forrest County Multipurpose Center will be available for Overnight Layovers by providing RV site, Stalls and Shavings.  If you are planning on attending the Trail Ride and need a RV Hookup or Horse Stall, please reserve by calling 601-583-7500.  For more info on the Trail Ride please contact:  Jeannie Whaley @ 601-310-8401, Curtis Patrick @ 601-558-2865 or Vanessa Snodgrass @ 601-466-91534 or by email at CAMPSHELBYTRAILRIDE@YAHOO.COM.

October 12, 3 pm, 2014-2015, Scholarship Pageant, presented by the Leaf Foundation, Saenger Theater in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg.

October 16, 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 16, 6-7 pm, A Candlelight Vigil in Support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, at the Jackie D. Sherrill Community Center, come join for a time in remembrance of those lives lost to domestic violence, and to recognize survivors. 

October 17, 5 pm - 9 pm, Every Friday, All Month Long, Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

October 19, 4 pm, Alice and Wonderland & Paquita (Presented by the South Mississippi Ballet Theatre), at the Saenger Theater. 

October 23, 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 23, 7pm, Haunted, The Detective's Mystery Dinner and Half Shell Oyster house are hosting a 3 course dinner and a who-dun-it comedy. Admission is $49. Contact the Half Shell Oyster House for more details.

October 23, 12-2pm, 12th Annual YMCA/ Coca Cola Scholarship Golf Classic, at the Timberton Golf Club, there will be a $50,000 Hole-In-One event. For more details, contact 601-297-9463.


October 24, 7:30 pm, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Let's do the time warp again! with a jump to the left and a step to the right, the Rocky Horror tradition continues! Catchy songs and thrilling dance numbers come to life with audience participation. Tickets: $10 call 601.584.4888



October 24, 5 pm - 9 pm, Every Friday, All Month Long, Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

October 24, Eaglepalooza. Since 2004, Eaglepalooza has been one of the highlights of student activities at The University of Southern Mississippi. This event, sponsored by the Student Government Association, is an annual free concert for not only students but also members of the Hattiesburg
community.

October 24-31, 5:30-8 pm, ZooBoo, join the fun for safe, family trick-or-treating at the Hattiesburg Zoo for children of all ages. Admission is $8. 

October 30, 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 31, 5 pm - 9 pm, Every Friday, All Month Long, Every Friday, All Month Long,Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

October 31, 4-6 pm, Booseum, at the African American Military History Museum. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children. There will be games, face painting, goodie bags, door prizes, Spooky Tour, costume contest, mummy contest, and more!

NOVEMBER

November 9, 3 pm, City of Hattiesburg Concert Band, Conducted by Dr. Sherman Hong, who played professionally for the Joffrey Balley. City of Hattiesburg Concert Band has assembled talented musicians from all over the South to share their love of music with the community. Saenger Theater, Free.

November 20-23, Thurs.-Sat. @ 7:30 pm, Sun. @ 2pm, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Entertaining audiences for over 38 years with show-stopping performances. The Hattiesburg Civic Light Orchestra (HCLO), will stage their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The Biblical story of the "coat of many colors" comes to life on the Saenger stage!!! Lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Tickets: $15-$25, call 601.584.4888

DECEMBER

December 9, Extra Table Christmas Concert, call 601.584.4888 for more information.

December 13, 4 pm - 8 pm, Art Walk in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg.

December 22-23, 7:30 pm Holiday Movie Series. A Saenger tradition!!!  Enjoy classic holiday movies just like they did in 1929!!! The Saenger Theater will put on two child-friendly matinees and two evening shows to guarantee a fun night in Downtown for the grown-ups.